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Lake Bonavista, The First Lake Community in Calgary!

Posted by Calgary Home Team on Monday, June 11th, 2012 at 4:14pm.

Lake Bonavista Calgary SoutheastTo live in Lake Bonavista means you are in a community that has it all!  Plazas, mall, transportation, schools, recreation, parks and lakes, all at your doorstep in this well established community located in the heart of Calgary's Southeast district.   

Lake Bonavista was developed in 1967 as the first community with a man-made lake in Calgary! The developer Keith Construction, a pioneer company that introduced many new and innovative ideas to residential construction, started digging the hole in the ground for the lake even before getting the development permit approval from the city, according to an article in the Calgary Herald!  They were eager to introduce something unexpected  like a "community built around a lake", an idea that proved to be a very loved and popular trend in Calgary afterwards. 

Lake Bonavista is located south of Anderson Road that connects MacLeod trail with Deerfoot and provides an easy access to downtown through these two major arteries. The first golf course in Calgary, also developed by Kieth Construction, is a just a few steps away in the adjacent community of Willow Park, and Fish creek park is to the south across Canyon Meadows Drive. Shopping is within a walking distance too, Southcentre mall is conveniently situated across the Anderson road,  and Avenida shopping centre is to the east with a variety of businesses that includes:

Clinics: EaglesMed Clinic, Avenida Chiropractic Clinic, Avenida Dental Clinic, Avenida Denture Clinic, All Pet Clinic
Reasturants and Cafe: Kam Han Szechuan House, Boston Pizza-Avenida, Alladin Restaurant (Middle Eastern) , Piccola Napoli Ristorante (Italian), Pies Plus Cafe, Tim Hotrons
Food: Andy's Meat Ltd, Teremok Russian Food Store, 
Fitness and beauty: Body Print, Bodythings, Alanti Hair Group, Deborah K Esthetics Inc.
Flowers: Avenida Grower Dirsct
Crafts: Birch Hill Yarn, The Clayground
Education: Oxford Learning - South Calgary
Financial: Edward Jones
Home and Decor: Walls Alive 

The Community and recreation Centre in Lake Bonavista hosts some of the most popular skating programs in the city such as the Figure Skating Club, and the Canskate program intended to teach kids the six skating fundamental movements.  
The centre includes two indoor skating rinks, a gym, and a fitness studio in addition to many meeting rooms and offers a wide range of sport programs for kids, youth and adults.

When you make the decision to buy or sell in Calgary, call the experts, call Calgary Home Team! We have an extensive knowledge in Southeast Calgary housing market, derived from over 25 years of combined experience helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs in this increasingly popular area! Be sure to use our quick and easy search feature,  or contact us at 403-519-9102 or via email.  

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